M wants to use the documents found to track whether“ the Development of the software for the manipulation of exhaust gas values took place in Germany 'and possibly' was controlled by Audi AG, 'said Chief Public Prosecutor Andrea Grape to Focus Online.
The raid with around 80 officials took place shortly before the annual press conference of Audi instead. Audi boss Rupert Stadler, because of The focus is on disclosures by an employee in a court case , did not address the searches in his speech.
In November 2015, Audi admitted the use of the cheat software in large diesel engines. Around 80,000 diesel models with the three-liter V6 were sold in the USA. Immediately after the allegations became known in the USA, the Bavarian judiciary initiated an investigation against Audi.